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Easter Bunny photos and activities at Auburn Mall

Families are invited to visit with the Bunny during the Bunny Photo Experience, and take home a treasured snapshot of the festive fun! Photo packages and pricing will vary, and guests can learn more at the Bunny set.
The sponsors for the 2017 Bunny Photo Experience are The Gymboree... Read More

Veteran racer Sundeen seeking record Fifth Championship

THOMPSON, CT - Scott Sundeen began his racing career in 1998 at Seekonk Speedway.  The Sutton, MA driver began competing part-time at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in 2002 while building his first home, and managing his furniture business.  In his first start, Sundeen proved he would be a force to be reckoned with, registering his first win.  

With his house complete and the furniture business thriving, Sundeen began... Read More

Fels Family Foundation donates $150,000 to Harrington for echocardiogram machine

SOUTHBRIDGE, MAHarrington HealthCare has announced it has been awarded $150,000.00 from the Fels Family Foundation to purchase an echocardiography machine for the Harrington Hospital cardiology department.

Echocardiography, also called an echo test or heart ultrasound, is a test that takes “moving pictures” of the heart with soundwaves. According to Harrington’s cardiac manager, Scott MacLean, the “echo... Read More

Lee Knowlton Community Garden in Grafton

Despite our blanket of snow, it won’t be long before we can plant our tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers. The Lee Knowlton Community Garden is accepting applications now from Grafton residents who would like to reserve their own garden plot (20’ x 20’). Located offEstabrook Road, the plots are large enough for a substantial garden. The entire garden is fenced to keep garden predators like deer out. Your responsibility is to gently... Read More

Grafton’s Business Scene

by Christine Galeone

Franklin D. Roosevelt once said “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” With that in mind, the children in Grafton should be well prepared. Lately, adults have been sharing their knowledge, talents and insights with them.  Classes and workshops in areas such as the performing arts, the fine arts, agriculture and STEM (science, technology, engineerin... Read More

Mendon crafter tells stories with rugs

by Christine Galeone

In the fields of the eight-acre Sisters Three Farm in Mendon, visitors will find one of farm owner Ellen Gould’s passions – Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. Her other passion can be found inside her home. The colorful, sometimes whimsical, rugs that adorn her home were crafted by the show/dairy goat breeder, wife and mother. She made them through the craft of rug hooking.  Through the craft, she’s been able... Read More

Uxbridge to kick off Blackstone Heritage Corridor Cleanup Season

In preparation for the annual spring cleanup season, Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) reached out to each community within the National Heritage Corridor and has a couple of exciting new additions this year. For starters, the Town of Uxbridge is kicking off the 2017 cleanup season with a town-wide cleanup on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.

“The Uxbridge community came together very quickly on this one,” said... Read More

Ethix Ventures changing the world, conscientiously

By Rod Lee

Rest assured Ethix Ventures Inc.’s name personifies the company’s corporate philosophy, even if liberties have been taken with the spelling of the key word.

Springing “from the ashes of SweatX,” a firm founded by Kevin O’Brien, Pierre Ferrari and Chris Mackin, Ethix, which has locations in Sutton (in the Manchaug Mills complex) and Seattle—and vendors across the U.S. and in Canada—is what Ethix Board Memb... Read More

Millbury native brings music to Carnegie Hall

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?  For Millbury Native Sandra Nikolajevs, it all began by practicing the bassoon under the guidance of former Millbury Memorial High School Band Director Rocco Bruno.

“After Mr. Bruno gave me the opportunity to learn the bassoon, by letting me practice on the school’s plastic instrument, I knew that I would always want to have music – and bassoon playing – as a part of my life.”

Ms. Ni... Read More

Harrington Auxiliary Annual Clothing Drive

SOUTHBRIDGE: The Harrington Auxiliary is sponsoring its annual clothing drive to benefit Tradewinds, a non-profit agency that helps individuals overcome physical and mental challenges and find employment. 
All donations are placed in Tradewinds “career closet” and are available to clients to wear when they interview for a job as part of their rehabilitation process.  
The Au... Read More